Horse dies from training injury at Santa Anita track
A 4-year-old filly with one career race on her record died after suffering a training injury at Santa Anita Park, state horse racing officials confirmed. Auntie Mimi died on Thursday, according to the California Horse Racing Board, which listed her injury type as musculoskeletal. According to the industry website Equibase,...
CMS Women's Tennis Team Honored at White House for Second Straight National Title
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team will attend the White House to take part in College Athlete Day, which will honor various NCAA national championship teams from the 2022-23 academic year. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will host the event on the South Lawn of the White House for dozens of collegiate national championship teams to make the journey to Washington, D.C.
NY Boulders Top Windy City Thunderbolts, 6-3, Thursday’s Game Time Moved to 4pm
The New York Boulders will go for the series sweep today after beating the Windy City Thunderbolts 6-3 in the haze at Clover Stadium yesterday morning in Pomona. Today’s game three in the series was originally slated for 10:30, but first pitch has been moved to 4pm this afternoon, plus admission to the game is free and there’s free parking. If you can’t get to the game, you can hear the action this afternoon right here on WRCR.
The Legendary Dr. Owen Wright - 1933-2023
Legendary University of La Verne baseball and men's soccer coach, Dr. Owen Lee Wright, passed away earlier this year, after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. He was 90. Dr. Wright, a native of Bridgewater (Connecticut), was a four-year baseball letterman at Bridgewater College from 1954-1958, graduating with a degree in physical education. In 1961, he received a master's degree in physical education from the University of Illinois and culminated his academic accolades in 1971 with a Ph.D. in Physical Education from the University of Oregon.
5C’s women’s rugby team repeats as national champs
The Claremont Colleges Women’s Rugby team were recently crowned the 2023 College Rugby Association of America Division II spring 15s national champions, the program’s second title in as many years, after defeating Howard University, 47-5, at the Aveva Rugby Stadium in Houston, Texas. The May 7 win capped...
Pomona-Pitzer Hires Lane Fishburn as Athletic Trainer, Bringing Strong Credentials from Previous Roles
Lane Fishburn has been hired as the Pomona-Pitzer Athletic Trainer after working as an interim trainer for the department since 2022. Fishburn previously worked for Chapman University and Cal State Fullerton, as well as completing an athletic training internship with the Los Angeles Rams.
Advik Mareedu named ITA National Rookie of the Year for Stellar Performance with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Men's Tennis Team
Advik Mareedu has been named ITA Division III National Rookie of the Year after an impressive debut season with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team. Mareedu won both the SCIAC Athlete of the Year and the SCIAC Newcomer of the Year honors, and won 30 singles matches, including the ITA West Region title and the ITA Cup national title.
SDSU’s Passing Tournaments can lead to a scholarship, just ask Rahim Wright
The next two weekends, SDSU will host its annual passing tournaments. The 7-on-7 competition is an opportunity for participating teams to build chemistry for the upcoming season. Held on campus, it is also a chance for high school coaches to build college awareness among the young people they lead. The...
CMS Men's Tennis Trio Earns All-America Honors in Singles and Doubles Championships
Advik Mareedu, Matthew Robinson, and Christian Settles have all earned All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Mareedu won in singles, while Robinson and Settles won in doubles. All three players won the ITA West Region championships in the fall.
Iowa softball senior Nia Carter earns All-American honors from Softball America
Nia Carter capped a historic senior season with a well-deserved reward. The Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., product was recognized as a third-team All-American by Softball America. The 5-foot-1 senior from Cali tallied a remarkable 101 hits on the season. That figure was good for second nationally, trailing only Wichita State shortstop Sydney McKinney’s 103 hits. It’s also just the second time in Big Ten history that a player topped the 100 hits mark. Carter joins Ohio State‘s Anna Smith in that distinction. Smith had 105 hits during the 2002 season. 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘄𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 & 𝗴𝗼𝗹𝗱.https://t.co/mnfUnR87CD x #Hawkeyes pic.twitter.com/9LPyYvgjmS — Iowa...
Whittier Senior Ally Burke Named NCAA Division III All-American Honorable Mention for Second Year in a Row
Whittier senior Ally Burke from Las Vegas has been named NCAA Division III All-American Honorable Mention for the second consecutive year, after scoring 48 goals and 12 assists in 25 games. She led the Poets in both categories in the 2022-23 season, with three five-goal games and seven games with at least three scores.
Chino Hills, June 07 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Adelanto High School basketball team will have a game with Ayala High School on June 07, 2023, 19:00:00 CST.
Ganesha junior Gabriel Smith is SBLive's Southern California Athlete of the Week (May 15-21)
Gabriel Smith can rake. The junior standout for Ganesha's baseball team had three hits, a triple and four RBI during a 7-0 CIF Southern Section Division 7 championship win over Fillmore on May 19. That put Smith on an SBLive Performance list, where his numbers really took off. He ...
Caleb Sapp makes all CIF-SS team
Claremont High School junior outside hitter Caleb Sapp has been named to the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section’s all-CIF team for Division IV boys volleyball. The team, announced last week, includes Christian Anderson and Jack Andrew, Dana Hills; Dillon Overbeck and Keaton Raymond, El Dorado; Hank Kauffman and Isaac...
Summer Swimming, Free Lessons for Students
Monrovia School District and the YMCA are offering free swim lessons to students this summer. Free recreational swim sessions are available to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Register here and apply the coupon code Monrovia23 for free lessons. Limited space. Contact YMCA for more information.
It’s a memorable finish for Orange County high school baseball and softball teams
Players from Santa Margarita and La Costa Canyon exchange handshakes after Saturday’s regional final. (Photo: Tom Connolly, For OC Sports Zone). ANALYSIS: Santa Margarita and Canyon win baseball titles and Fullerton brings home softball championship. Finally, the high school baseball and softball playoffs have ended but only after some...
Castaic baseball ends the season on top
Coyotes beat Ganesha, 7-6, on an extra-innings walk-off to claim the CIF SoCal Division 5 Regional title. Chaos. Pandemonium. Insanity. There aren’t enough words in the dictionary to describe Saturday’s CIF SoCal Division 5 Regional championship baseball game. “It was a very emotional roller coaster, back and forth,”...
Montclair, June 07 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Ontario High School basketball team will have a game with Montclair High School on June 07, 2023, 18:00:00 CST.
Six CMS Women's Tennis Players Sweep ITA All-America Awards for Second Straight Year
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team has dominated the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's All-America teams with six players earning honors. Alisha Chulani earned a place in both singles and doubles for the team, which won its second straight national title with a 5-3 victory over Chicago on May 17. Chulani reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III singles championship and was ranked at No. 7 in the final ITA Division III doubles rankings.
High school sports roundup: June 2, 2023
Results from the 103rd CIF-State Track and Field Championships at Clovis: during prelims Friday, senior Benjamin Schulz, who competed in the paralympic division, set a new state record when he took first in the boys 400 at 1:00.36. Benjamin also finished third in shot put, at 9.84 meters; junior L’Mio Edwards placed eighth in the girls varsity 800-meter dash at 2:11.36, qualifying for finals on Saturday.
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